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IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization that oversees the global financial system by following the macroeconomic policies of its member countries, in particular those with an impact on exchange rates and the balance of payments. It is an organization formed with a stated objective of stabilizing international exchange rates and facilitating development. It also offers highly leveraged loans mainly to poorer countries. Its headquarters are located in Washington, D.C., United States.

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Thais Brace for Recession as Crisis Nears Crunch Time
Thais Brace for Recession as Crisis Nears Crunch Time

By Reuters

The golden Buddha statues, amulets and lucky charms that festoon Sakuntala Mettawong's tiny Bangkok cellphone shop are not helping business. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: GDP, COURT, THAILAND, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, INVESTMENT

G20 Gives U.S. Year-end Deadline for IMF Reforms
G20 Gives U.S. Year-end Deadline for IMF Reforms

By Reuters

Finance chiefs from around the globe on Friday gave the United States until year-end to ratify long-delayed reforms to the International Monetary Fund and threatened to move forward without it if it fails to do so. (Apr 12)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, EUROPEAN UNION, ARGENTINA, RUSSIA, ELECTIONS, INDIA

Cool Reception for RBI Chief Urging Global Cooperation
Cool Reception for RBI Chief Urging Global Cooperation

By Reuters

The head of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ran into a wall of resistance on Thursday when he urged some counterparts in developed economies to more formally consider the effects their domestic stimulus has on emerging markets. (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, BEN BERNANKE, JAPAN, ARGENTINA, INDIA

Aussie With Smallest Debt Among Advanced Economies - IMF

By IBTimes AU

The recent World Economic Outlook from the International Monetary Fund has seen a significant growth from the advanced economies based on global activity. (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, GDP, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, INVESTMENT

U.S. recovery puts onus on Europe and China
U.S. Recovery Puts Onus on Europe and China

By Reuters

The world's top financial policymakers descend on Washington later this week with a debate fizzing once again about what needs to be done to galvanise economic growth. (Apr 07)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, FEDERAL RESERVE, COMMERZBANK, GOLDMAN SACHS, EUROPEAN UNION, JAPAN

US Congress
U.S. Congress Passes Ukraine Aid, Sanctions

By Reuters

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a package of aid and sanctions in response to Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region, and sent the measure to the White House for President Barack Obama to sign into law. (Apr 02)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, CALIFORNIA, HUMAN RIGHTS, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, UKRAINE

Big Four Needs Government Subsidy Against Future Insolvency

By IBTimes AU

The latest report from the International Monetary Fund hinted a call for increased subsidy for Au’s Big Four banks (Apr 01)

MORE TOPICS: WESTPAC, EMERGING MARKETS, INVESTMENT

the office of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)
PwC is Sued for $1 billion over MF Global Collapse

By Reuters

The administrator of MF Global Holdings Ltd's bankruptcy plan on Friday sued the auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers for at least $1 billion over its advice on a $6.3 billion European sovereign debt investment that helped fuel the brokerage's rapid demise. (Mar 29)

MORE TOPICS: GOLDMAN SACHS, PORTUGAL, COURT, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, LAWSUIT

U.S., EU to Work Together on Tougher Russia Sanctions
Ukraine Wins IMF Lifeline as Russia Faces Growth Slump

By Reuters

Ukraine won a $27-billion international financial lifeline on Thursday, rushed through in the wake of Russia's annexation of Crimea, while Moscow's economy minister acknowledged that his country's growth would slow dramatically as funds flee abroad. (Mar 28)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

U.S., EU to Work Together on Tougher Russia Sanctions
U.S., EU to Work Together on Tougher Russia Sanctions

By Reuters

The United States and the European Union agreed on Wednesday to work together to prepare possible tougher economic sanctions in response to Russia's behaviour in Ukraine, including on the energy sector, and to make Europe less dependent on Russian gas. (Mar 27)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, EUROPEAN UNION, GDP, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND